KMC CREATIVES | LET THERE BE WHITE!

featured_lamps I have a confession: My name is Kathleen and I am a lamp hoarder lover. If I had to identify a single element in the home that I am always drawn to, I would have to say that lamps take me out every time. The shape, the scale, the material, the feel...I just can't help but buy them even if I don't need them. Sigh...

So for Project: Be Our Guest  I had already purchased a set of lamps, but when I saw these beauties for $40 less than what I originally paid, I just knew I had to have them. It was a very pretty teal blue. The lamp shades, mmm...cute, but not my cup of tea!

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The shape, the height, the scale...all was dead on. Although the lamps were pretty, I knew I wanted white! A bright, clean, pure white. I figured spray paint and a little lamp shade change action could go along way.  *shrugs shoulders * So why not! Project: Let There Be White - Let's begin!

 

What You Will Need (to tackle a project like this and you can follow the order too)

  1. Lamps (of course!)
  2. Damp Soft Cloth
    • Wonderful for cleaning lamps. Let dry over night if you can wait!
  3. Painters Tape & Plastic Bag
    • Tape off the electrical opening and about a third of the cord. Place remaining cord in plastic bag. Seal bag to cord with painters tape.
  4. Spray Paint Primer
    • I used Zinser Bull's Eye 1-2-3.
  5. Spray Paint
    • I used Krylon Colormaster White Gloss. Lightly spray around lamp until it is evenly coated.
  6. Lamp Shades

 

The Results! Instant Love!

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Have any other good spray painted projects? If so, let me know. Happy Spraying!

Making Home, Home!

Kathleen